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autism spectrum disorders
Watch a Medscape video from Patty Huang, MD, a developmental and behavioral pediatrician at CHOP, on teens with autism spectrum disorder and driving informed by new research conducted at CIRP@CHOP.
With the upcoming summer vacations, I'm fielding a lot of questions in my developmental pediatrics clinic about flying. Flying can generally be a stressful experience for any traveler but especially so for some of my patients with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and their families. The crowds, changes in routine, and unpredictable events can have a way of triggering anxieties and possibly behavioral difficulties for children with ASD (along with other developmental disabilities).